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at the park all the time. this was used to hoist the firefighters up there so they could assist the folks that were stuck up on that ride 150 feet up in the air. this happened before a twist. riders were luckily stuck right up. a nerve racking two hour ordeal for these riders. six flags will investigate later today what caused the ride to stall out. is a spokesperson told us this was a computer programming issue. vallejo firefighters were called in yesterday afternoon. they used this crane to bring waters to the stranded riders. and while mechanics at the same time were working to restart the ride eventually everyone was brought back down safely to the ground and we talked with battalion chief that requires this crane to remain on site in case something like this happens. >> we arrived. we put the crane on site into place. we actually have done training with this in case the situation arose. >> reporter: none of the riders in the end were hurt. and the superman ride will remain closed for a thorough inspection here at six flags. it won't reopen until the problem has been identified and pr
point they were asked to help get the ride moving again. >> somebody climbed up and told us to rock back and forth. >> today engineers determined the problem was not mechanical. they are planning to run the ride tonight and if it operates normally it could reopen tomorrow. >>> investigators spent the day combing over a party bus that was involved in the death of a passenger this weekend. ktvu's janine de la vega has more. >> reporter: we are told party bus of santa cruz parks its buses here on this lot. we tried to get ahold of the owner but when we called a man hung up on us. we found out what we could about the company. >> reporter: we did not see anybody working at this lot. they told us buses have been taken from here. they want to knee how two women fell out the door. >> i wonder how does a door come open on a bus like that? they should be checked for safety issues. >> reporter: the public utilities commission licenses party buss. in 2010 it fined them $4,500 for not having insurance and drivers enrolled in alcohol testing satisfaction programs. the chp is investigating the incident
is receiving some much needed funds. alex savage joins us life to tell us what -- live to tell us what it will be used for. >> reporter: not long from now those new recruits will be going through the fire academy here and they will go through that for several months and be out in the field. they are being brought on thanks to $8.6 million that will help provide better service to the people of san jose. >> it is important to the people of san jose to improve the service. we are nowhere near where we should be compared to where we were ten years ago but every little bit helps. >> the fire chief and local lawmakers helped to secure this money. the official announcement came down just an hour ago positions refer to as a brownout policy but these will reduce staffing levels and reduce closures. >> it has an impact on our response time and capacity so it is a significant impact and we will be able to with this grant eliminate at least one of those right away. you will feel ross fire station will be staffed on a daily basis as soon as we get the new firefighters out. >> we had six new graduat
that have come through and the team that came through and helped and supported us all after the incident, we can't fault them. >>> lieutenant cavarese has been with the department since 1994. he is currently on administrative duty and he's also turned in two weapons. his service weapon and his personal firearm. >>> and in 12 minutes a new development in the case of the suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi. the decision on whether to pursue charges against the mayor. >>> a santa clara probation officer was injured after he shot himself in the leg. authorities say two people have been taken into custody but are not releasing any more details. we do have a crew arriving at the scene and we'll bring you more information during this newscast. >>> a trip to the russian river turned deadly today for a young man from santa rosa. firefighters were called to sunset beach river park in forestville around 4:20 this afternoon. sheriff's deputies say the victim was a 20-year-old young man. they said he was swimming with friends when he went under water. friends say he flew how to swim and wasn't drinking or
and tells us even though it borders oakland there are huge differences. >> reporter: look, we got barricades here, media and public kept at bay and heavily armed police officers. the fundraising house is around the bend. all the roads leading up to it is closed. fundraising is very important for the president who expects to be the first sitting president to be outspent. >>> the excitement was building all day. they took their regular neighborhood walk with a purpose. >> to check out obama's lunch and be a participate. [ talking at the same time ] >> not with them at $35,800. >> reporter: the neighbors are hosting president obama at their home for the president's fundraising swing. why piedmont? the difference in means. oakland next door has a average income of $77,000 a year with 13% living below povertity. in piedmont, more than $382,000. >> if piedmont is a cash register for him, that is what he has to do. >> we are the atm machine. >> reporter: he says what california lacks in campaign incentive because it is a blue state it makes up for in cash incentive. it tops the list for campaign c
>>> she's out of the hospital after a bout with flesh eating bacteria and telling us how a small cut nearly cost her her life. good evening i'm julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. it's the kind of ordeal that's hard to imagine. tonight a bay area 12-year-old is recovering from a near fatal case of flesh eating bacteria. new at 10:00, debra villalon is live in sonoma county where it all started with just a small cut on her knee. >> a cut that led to a life threatening infection. missy pendington had hoped to show her lamb at the fair. but missy is not getting around the family farm like she used to after she lost the skin on her right leg, almost the leg itself to flesh eating bacteria. >> yeah it was just a cut and they stitched it up. >> reporter: just a one inch cut above the knee needing six stitches. two days later, swelling, pain and fever and back at the local er the doctor rushed to air lift her to children's hospital. >> i knew i had to rush her. >> by the time we got to the hospital, it was up her thigh and to her ankle. >> reporter: this is the metal missy caugh
their family. cara liu, ktvu. >>> in oakland firefighters told us this afternoon they still haven't determined what started the fire that destroyed a house overnight. the flames started at the back of the vacant house on 35th avenue around 2:00. firefighters had the fire out about an hour later but say the house is now a total loss. neighbors say they have seen squatters but there's no word on whether the squatters are responsible for the fire. >>> a man was rescued from a cliff. he was trapped on 32nd avenue and el camino del mar. it's not clear how the man became stuck but fishes plucked him off the cliff without injurys in a second man charged in the death of his three daughters pled not guilty. wilfredo reyes was arrested in north carolina earlier this month. he was soft smoken today as he entered the pleas and denied he is a member of a violent street gang. reyes is charged in the deaths of anthony bolognia and his son matthew and michael back in 2008. another man edwin ramos has already been convicted and sentenced to life in prison for their murders. >>> it is estimated th
longest war. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this monday morning july 30th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. steve is there. you are thinking kind of warm in some spots. >> yeah. proximity to the coast. if you are by the coast it won't be that bad. 60s and 70s around the bay. but inland those will be the warmest temps with low to mid 90s. here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. this is a look at 80 westbound. not a bad drive at all. although you can tell it's getting a lot more crowded as you drive out to the bay bridge toll plaza. also at the toll plaza it's light so far getting more crowded. 6:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> pop already new ride at six flags discovery kingdom in vallejo is closed until further notice. alex savidge tells us this ride was shut down after riders were stuck at the top of the roller coaster for more than 90 minutes. alex. >> yes later on today park mechanics will be taking a closer look at that ride trying to figure out exactly what went wrong yesterday. but w
nina is now facing a lawsuit. new at noon ktvu joins us live to find out who is filing the lawsuit against the killer and why. good afternoon, lorain. >> reporter: the civil suit is being filed on behalf of his children. inside the courtroom riser made several attempts to speak with reporters but the bailiff would not allow it. and a half during the few minutes we were allowed to shoot video inside, we weren't allowed to shoot or record any sound. potential jurors filed into a courtroom for jury selection in the wrongful death lawsuit. riser was convicted in 2008 for killing their mother nina 2 years before. inside riser placed pictures of the children on his table to represent himself for the trial. attorneys for the young risers say they'll fight the case without the children present. >> we'll do that by having other people who knew children talk about nina and her relationship with her children which everybody agrees was a wonderful loving relationship. >> they seek $2.5 million in damages. riser claims he doesn't have the money but -- >> there are a number of people that think
>> chris: i'm chris wallace. it was the largest mass shooting in u.s. history and there are plenty of unanswered questions. what happened? why did the shooter do it? and is there any way to stop the massacres? we'll get the latest from the crime scene and we'll talk to senator diane feinstein and senator ron johnson. and we'll discuss dangerous times in the middle east with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. >> a campaign calls a brief truce. we'll ask our panel if gun control will become a issue in the election. all right now on "fox news sunday". hello again from fox news in washington . we'll talk with our guests in a moment. but first, here is the latest from aurora, colorado. authorities have cleared the suspect's booby trapped apartment and gathering evidence of 30 explosive devices and a computer hard drive. 12 people are dead, 30 are hospitalized. 24 year old james holmes is in solitary confinement and represented by a public defender on monday. we'll bring in our fox news colleague jon scott. >> chris, we have new and eerie photos of the suspect and they show him with his
will be announced today. the county wants to use $2 million to add 150 beds for inmates. the expansion will accommodate a growing inmate population and help them separate inmates that are in rival gangs. opponents say the money would be better spent on programs that deter people from committing crimes. >>> 4:35 is the time right now. san jose is bolstering their fire department. coming up in 13 minutes the multimillion grant allowing them to hire more than two dozen firefighters. >>> the post office in vallejo will be back open this morning. that is after a hazardous material scare. three people were treated after complaining of eye and throat irritation just after 11:00 yesterday morning. officials closed the post office. officials say an air conditioning unit may be to blame. >>> it is now 4:36 on this friday morning. want to check in with sal from our brand new newsroom, sal. >> you can see it in the background. >> yes, i can. >> we are here in the ktvu newsroom and looking at all the traffic. let's go out to the live pictures and show you the traffic on 80 westbound. that looks pre
and their very cute daughter, arianna joining us right this minute from lincoln, nebraska. vinny, we're glad to see you're safe and sound, but first of all, how did you get yourself stuck? >> so i decided to toss the rope over the tree limb. i just climbed up it. once i got to the top, the rope was underneath me. >> alex, you seemed amused by this whole thing. >> oh, i was nervous. i just was more amused than nervous. you should have known i was going to get you on camera on this. >> when the fire department eventually comes, they put the ladder up there but it looks like you were able to get the rope where you wanted it before you came down. >> they told me to finish the job so they didn't have to come back. >> after we see you, you know, walk down the ladder, what did the firefighters say? >> they told me i was the first human being that they actually rescued out of a tree before. >> i've got to ask though, vinny, did it hurt your pride at all? >> oh, absolutely. i'm not afraid to say it. >> you're handling it really well. i think all of us can say you got a gold star as a dad for your eff
the guys who were there give us the real story. >> see what happened to a driver with mad skills even at 115 miles per hour. >> oh! >>> it's a demo video for something you've probably never heard of. h . >>> we begin our show today with a video that will absolutely pull your heart strings and may be difficult for some of you to watch. this video is being circle calculated by an animal rescue organization. in this video we're see iing a baby being dragged away from her mother. >> my golf cart's bigger than that. according to reports, the bear was illegally sold to the zoo. a bear usually spends the first two years of its life with its mother. this cub having been separated we contacted the zoo and they didn't get back to us. >>> you thought a double rainbow was rare, how about a double tor'ado? this rope looking thing up in the sky and what makes this even slightly more rare one -- the funnel is going horizontally. it almost looks like the tornado's smiling at you. >> they typically don't get strong tornadoes like we do in the states. >> this is pretty amazing to look at. >>> not so lo
going to use these just in case he wants to take him away from me because he said that, that he is powerful and he can -- he can do it. >> did he say he was powerful? >> no. >> you said in the video he said he is very powerful. >> yes. >> she gave the count with certain specific allegations. the city attorney will ask was she lying then or now. >> reporter: ellana lopez says she supports her husband. she will appear in court tomorrow morning to ask a judge to lift a protective order that kept them separated since -- separated since january. >> reporter: ellana lopez is expected to take the stand within minutes. there you see ross mirkarimi. we will monitor what happens and bring you an update as soon as she resumes her testimony. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details here. we spoke with aaron pestcon, he is waiting to hear if he will testimony. he is expected to address claims the mayor ed lee perjured himself. he said the mayor's office asked him to offer ross mirkarimi a new job if he would resign as sheriff. >> i will testify to those issues, yes. >> the ethic
's superior court system. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us live from the courthouse to explain why they are on strike. >> reporter: they are loud, they are angry and they are demanding not answers but the right to information that would allow them to negotiate a fair contract. >> shut it down. shut it down. >> reporter: at 8:30 a.m. 200 walked off the job here. it is all in an effort to paralyze the superior court system. these workers want a contract that keeps courtrooms open and workers paid. >> the last five years we have given concessions. we haven't had a cost of living raise. the economy keeps going up, we stay in the same place. for five years we have given up furloughs. we have done our part. >> the administrative office wasted $660 million over the last years trying to create something called the california courts management system. >> they asked the court to provide information so they can make a counterproposal but they say they have been shut out. they have been at an impasse sense march 7 after they rejected an agreement. the court says this strike has not shut down t
the driver being chased opened fire on officers and you can see the result behind us. traffic extremely slow. no one we understand was hit by gunfire but the source says the shooter tossed his gun into the bay after the shooting. this all started around 1:30 this morning. the car crashed and that's when shots were fired. the driver was injured and taken into custody. now, san francisco police out here we're told they are assisting in this investigation. the crime scene technicians have been called in. and we understand it could be 10:30 until all the lanes are reopened here because of this crime scene investigation. send it over to sal and he can give us alternate routes. >> reporter: i can tell you traffic now on city streets is slow. it's also slow on the skyway. >> want to go to a picture now on the scene 1st near harrison street. maybe some people don't know about this. i don't know why anyone would voluntarily drive into this traffic but it's very slow. if you have to go, you might want to use the san mateo bridge instead. we've checked out the driver and using that bridge. i want to br
for the second hour of the morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this friday the 13th of july i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. steve is right there. i can feel a difference already. >> a bout of that west wind. yes, sir. well for many some people like the heat i understand but for most of the e-mails and tweets i get steve, where is that sea breeze? it kicked in yesterday. today temperatures coming down inland about 10-15 degrees. here is sal. >> traffic is moving along pretty well on highway 4 although it is a little busy through antioch and concord and bay point it's not all that bay. getting a look at the live picture of the bay bridge. some slowing of the cash lanes but otherwise we are doing well. let's go back to the desk. >>> topping our news right now overnight news the search is on for the person that opened fire overnight outside of an east bay walmart. christien kafton is at the pittsburg walmart with all the activity that happened in the store parking lot. christien. >> reporter: the sun is coming up now. we are getting
is true vada, made by gilead sciences. it has been used for eight years to treat people inspected with hiv now the fda approved it as a preventative measure for those at high risk, those who are sex with hiv infected partners. coming up, eperts put this -- experts put this in perspective for us and what this means for the future. >> four people appeared in court facing charges in a south bay abuse case. ktvu's matt keller is live. you heard about horrible conditions the victims were libbing in -- living in. >> reporter: yes, all four were taken into custody and brought to jail. >>> the attorney tried to keep her client out of jail this afternoon. but did not succeed. her brother, dad, and her mom were all taken into custody today during their hearing after bail was increased to $500,000 each. prosecutors say another suspect is expected in court soon. they are facing 18 charges, 15 elder abuse felonies for running a unlicensed care home. prosecutors say they neglected a dozen adults, malnourishes, beaten and forbidden to use toilet paper and they removed 40 dogs from the home. >> looking i
networking website and police think there may be more victims. >> using the social network sites there is the possibility of being more than one person contacted by him. as a result of that we are looking for future leads or continued leads. >> he will face charges of using a computer to set up the meeting with the girl -- meetings with the girls. . >>> principal surrendered to police and posted jail. she is failing to report sexual abuse of a teacher. the teacher is facing felony charges. >>> three people hurt in two shootings today. news chopper 2 was live over the scene. the first shooting was at 9:30 a.m. officials say another victim was shot later nearby. investigators say at least two of the victims were taken to area hospitals and all three are expected to survive. the shootings are under investigation. at this point it is unclear if the two are related. >>> police are searching searching for a homicide suspect after a woman was found shot to death. the coroner removed the body this morning from the motel. guests say they heard gunfire around 3:00 a.m. and a lot of screami
. >> park guests told us they were worried that rides at the park stopped regularly. >> there were problems on the cobra, and medusa and boomerang two, they weren't really working. >> reporter: but a park official says that's common and serves as a security provisions. reporting live in vallejo, patti lee, ktvu news. >>> this is not the first time there's been roller coaster trouble at the six flags in august of 2010 the boomerang ride got stuck for about an hour with about 20 people on board. luckily it was stuck in the up right position. 28 passengers were stranded and those passengers were stuck in a sideways position. six of the riders were treated for heat related problems but there were no serious injuries. >>> an amber alert is in effect for a 16-year-old girl. police believe the teen was kidnapped by two men involved in a homicide. she's about 5'tall, weighs about 130 pounds and had brown hairs and eyes. she also has a tattoo that says 3-10-10. serrano went missing after two men were killed in her father's home in san ardo. investigators believe her boyfriend juan manuel salazar an
. >>> the man accused of the colorado shooting may have used colorado to set up his plan. >>> thunder and lightning off to the east, what about the week ahead, cooler or warmer? >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this monday july 23rd i am pam cook. >> and steve has a forecast just for you since you are back from vacation. >> it has to be better here than it was there. >> well most lows are pushing off towards stockton, 60s to 90s and there is a rip roaring low coming up and we will take a look at that and coming up. >> the coliseum no major problems and also if you are looking at the san mateo that traffic is moving nicely although they are moving nicely. >>> new details, jeanine we just learned there is more than one victim, right? >> reporter: yes. let me show you what is going on. police have this area cordoned off to at least julian where mid-block where the shooting took place shots were fired and police are searching around the area talking to any witnesses to find out what happened inside this home. we are joined now from the san jose police department,
. 59 wounded. police say the shooter used four guns. an aassault rifle, and two hand guns and with all that the packed movie theater made for easy targets. >> there is one person found but -- hundreds just run around. >> reporter: chaos and panic showing at a midnight showing of the dark knight rises, theater nine at this aurora theater and threw in a smoke canister before allegedly unleashing a spray of gun fire on unsuspecting movie goers. >> you just hear this gun fire. somebody tried to get up and run away. he would just shoot them. he just shot people left and right. >> reporter: sources say that the suspect was 24-year-old james holmes. he evacuated his apartment complex after the suspect allegedly made comments about explosives. >> our investigation determined that his apartment is booby trapped with various explosives and chemical devices and trip wires. it may be resolved in hours or days. >> reporter: as the investigation into the crime continues, the community is rallying together. >> we have taken a blow today, we will get back on our feet. we will move ahead. >> report
in april. john mogeloff says the project is a good use of this space. >> it's an empty parcel and here we have a community that has said what they want. >> reporter: the development project would boost the city's tax revenue. >> one of the thing that is the city council has to look at is it's an opportunity for development. also an opportunity to revitalize a part of san pablo avenue the gate way to the city that could use a little help right now. >> reporter: i just checked in, they are still taking public comment. frank and julie we will be here monitoring the situation and if the city council does vote on rezoning in this newscast we'll bring it to you live. reporting live tonight here in albany, i'm heather holmes. >>> wilfredo "flaco" reyes is awaiting sentencing. ramos received that it was reyes who was the actual killer. and ramos attorney is suspicious about the timing of this arrest. >> one can only think they put off arresting this man because they knew if they got them in during edwin's trial the truth would come out that edward did not murder the bolonia family. >>> jury secti
affairs investigators found was racist and insulting. >> it indicates to us that they really don't care. and that the culture change really does not exist in the oakland police department. that isn't to say there aren't good police officers, but the culture itself is still bad. >> reporter: according to the report the controversial photos stayed up for two days even after an employee complained. a number of police lieutenants claimed they did not see the pictures, the prosecutor said either they were incompetent or they knew, failed to act and then lied. the federal monitor also sited other problems including poor handling of occupy protests and recent officer involved shootings. still mayor quan said this morning she will fight a federal take over of the department. >> how many more negative reports before you think? >> we have to get her out. >> i think that's in your words, at the point if we're down 55-1 i don't think that there's going to be much of a federal take over. it's going to be a very narrow thing. if you're asking me when will i change the hearts and pred prejudices of t
near denver. allie rasmus is here to tell us what the witnesses saw and what we know about the suspect. >> we know the suspect is in custody. he is 24 years old. police are not identifying him yet because of security concerns. but they believe he acted alone. he does not believe to have domestic or international terrorism connections. this happened around 11:30 last night our time. the gunman kicked in an emergency exit door at this theater where the new batman movie was playing. he was wearing a gas mask when he went in. he released some sort of canister and opened fire on the people sitting in the audience. witnesses describe hearing 20- 30 shots fired. 14 people were killed. as many as 50 injured. the youngest victim so far is a six-year-old that is being treated at colorado children's hospital. >> a cop came walking through the front door before everyone was cleared up and before everything was completely under control. a cop came walking through the door holding a little girl in his arms and she wasn't moving. >> reporter: this cell phone video shows a chaotic scene. there was a l
about the alleged domestic violence abuse incident. allie rasmus tells us why eliana lopez was smiling as she entered the hearing room. >>> she may have been smiling because it was the first time she had seen her husband suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi and a protective order kept the couple apart and since march she has been with her young son in venezuela. but in the room she made icon tact and they both smiled and she was polite and charming when a deputy city attorney started questioning her. >> reporter: at issue is whether sheriff ross mirkarimi can keep his job as sheriff. he pled guilty to a false imprisonment charge stemming from a bruise on his wife's arm. he testified -- she testified despite the disagreements, neither of them considered divorce. >> you have in the past considered divorcing your husband? >> you have never considered divorcing your husband? >> no, really serious but we had been talking about it but we never make any decisions. >> now later in the hearing eliana lopez said she did go to her neighbor for legal advice. >> reporter: she wanted to know who would g
and wounded and -- in one of the worse mass shootings in u.s. history. good evening everyone i'm heather holmes. >> and i'm ken wayne. as aurora struggles to heal, president obama speaks to those who lost loved ones. >> my main task was to serve as a representative of the entire country and let them know that we are thinking about them at this moment and will continue to think about them each and every day. >> reporter: the president said he came not only as president but also as a father and a husband. he said family shared tears, accepted hugs but also shared laughter as they recalled their loved ones. seven people remained in critical condition tonight in the hospital. president obama visited today during his stop in colorado. meantime a huge crowd showed up to honor those who did not survive. ktvu's eric rasmussen was at that vigil and tells us what the governor did not say about the suspect, eric. >> reporter: we've seen some incredible tributes to the victim's really since we got here on friday. just take a look at the crosses, they were brought in by the same man who brought in cr
be able to live with. >> the verdict tells us they e fatically -- tells us they emphatically rejected everything said about this person and gave more money than asked for. >> reporter: rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> all right. thank you, rob. we have complete coverage of the case on our website, including our one-on-one interview with hans reizer from prison. just go to ktvu.com and click on the tab. don't be alarmed if you smell gas today near redwood city. pg&e is conducting pipeline testing to test 200 yards of pipes alone. tom vacar is live to explain what kind of work is being done today. >> reporter: tori, they are cleaning these pipes out so you are really not smelling gas. you are smelling the stuff that makes it smellable. it's if the smell like rotten eggs. what's interesting, some extension serve testimony had been -- some extense civic testing had been done. in hydrotesting, utility fills these big areas with water. it's relatively simple to test the pipe to test standards. if it does not fail, it's capable of carrying high pressure national gas. so far this year, pg&e
of the best things to do is get on the freeway after hague berger and that will be a good call not to use 880 south out of downtown oakland. let's go to the desk. >>> just hours ago, firefighters put out a fire at a popular restaurant. allie rasmus joins us from the scene and to tell us what happened, allie? >> reporter: well, investigators are not sure how this fire started but they know how it started in the back of the building and you can see a lot of the damage here, the side of the back of the building, the paint is partially burned off and the fire started where you see the satellite dish over there. we spoke to the owners here who say they are lucky because none of their equipment inside the damage was burned and that structure kept the flames from spreading inside their store. >> i am pretty surprised, the difference between this fire started rather than one cooking, i am not used to being woken up at 3:00 a.m. and i am actually happy. >> the fire started around 3:00 a.m. and firefighters had it under control fairly quickly. the system alerted the owners and they want to make sure t
christian captain joins us with more on the outcome of that meeting, good morning christian. >> albany state leaders approves plans at the development site and the site we are talking about was the site of the occupy the farm movement, and as you said more than 200 people showed up to voice their opinion on that matter and it will allow the university to build a grocery store and build senior housing and albany city leaders voted to approve it early this morning and city counselors did approve that measure. they -- [ technical difficulties, stand by ] [ technical difficulties, stand by ] >> it is important to put our foot down and say no. this whole area should say no and it should be reserved. >> there has never been any farming there, there can't be, thatting there in the future... >> reporter: if you take a look, that is the sight and it is actually connected to the gill track. there may be a renewed occupy the farm details and in all, christian captain, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> in overnight news, we are tracking the investigation into a shooting outside a santa r
the owner hasn't taken a position. >> the voters can decide but it's not up to us. >> reporter: other merchants say a ban is necessary because some people sitting on the sidewalk are disruptive and intimidate customers. >> people tell us that they don't come to telegraph as much anymore, telegraph avenue because they don't like the sidewalks here. >> reporter: opponents packed into tonight's meeting and some carried signs they said the proposed signs discriminate signs -- against the homeless. >> they are going to fine someone who seemed impoverished over a person that doesn't. >>> if the council votes to put the proposed ban. it will go into effect july 2013. a citation will carry a $75 fine or community service. if there is a vote during our newscast we will of course bring it to you. reporting live here in berkeley, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a motorists survived a very close call this evening after she lost control of her van and plunged about 100 yards down an enbankment. the officer happened shortly after 6:00 off skyline boulevard in the oakland hills. firefighters wer
. earlier the bomb squad was at the suspects home. they used a cherry picker to peer through the window. there were some items of interest found in this man's apartment but no explosives. again you are looking at a live picture of the movie theater where this happened. police arrested holmes in the movie theater parking lot. earlier they were checking his car for explosives. they didn't find any there. police revised some of the numbers. 12 people were killed not 14. dozens more were hurt. reports are between 40-50 people injured. the youngest person injure asked a three-month-old baby that was shot. this happened during a midnight showing of the new batman movie. witnesses say the gunman kicked in the emergency exit door to the theater. he wore a gas masked. he detonated what appeared to be tear gas and opened fire on the crowd. >> the gunshots were constant. i head 20-30 rounds within that minute or two. but we're just on the floor with a couple coworkers and we're just on the floor. and just praying to god we don't get shot. >> reporter: now cell phone video showed a chaotic scene as
. >>> and an outbreak in a house fire in saratoga. what neighbors are telling us right now. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, july 10th. >>> breaking news in martinez, pg&e crews are working to pinch a national gas line at the scene of -- at the scene of a house fire. christien kafton has more. >> reporter: yeah, we got here about a half-hour ago. if you look to the left, there's still active flames here coming from a natural gas line being fed by gas right now. if you look to the left, you can see the crew. we're hearing they are gonna be getting ready to try to dig through the driveway. we do have some video of that fire here that we shot a little bit earlier. the fire, we're learning, started about 4:00 this morning. martinez firefighters had it under control by 4:40 but those flames persisted because of the gas line. firefighters say there's very little danger here. the gas line is broken somewhere under ground. pg&e needs to pinch off the line. they say this is similar to ha
a light show for us, is mainly on the light side. not much left. 50s on the temperatures. 58, 59. they are stuck. mountain view, hayward, 58, 59. everybody is stuck. everybody will carve itself out on the west coast and be here for five, seven days. the cooling continues. fog along the coast. temperatures will be in the 60s 70s, 80s. did i hold onto a couple of 90s. antioch, 88. walnut creek, 79. 70 san leandro. 82 santa clara. still a puff of a southeast wind but it's rare when san jose is warmer than yesterday. 60s, 70s on the temperatures. it looks like low clouds and fog win out. we keep it right there. slight warmup but not really much. >>> 7:0. two more survivors of the colorado movie theater -- 7:08. two more survivors of the colorado movie thiefer are back home. james holmes made his first court appearance. we're going to go live to aurora, colorado. alisia? >> reporter: good morning. this was an advisement hearing where the judge read him his rights. holmes sat through the whole hearing that lased about ten minutes and he sat away from -- that lasted about ten minutes an
a lovely 4th of july forecast for us. >> thank you. we do have some fog from san francisco south. now yes it got chew up by a north wind. today it looks like it might hang in there for awhile but we should be okay tonight. 80s to near 90 degrees. >>> good morning, northbound 280 traffic looks good if you are driving through san jose looking at the chp list we don't have anything unusual. such a light day. we always watch for crashes. we've had earlier crash northbound 101 near candle stick but that's on the shoulder not causing any major delays. let's go back to mike and claudine. >>> happening right now police are looking for four children that are missing from their north oakland home. ktvu alex savidge is joining us live from oakland chinos hospital where another child living at that home is being treated for critical injuries. >> reporter: the search for those four missing kids was launched after one of their siblings a three-year-old boy was rushed here to children's hospital where he is being treated this morning. reportedly he was the victim of a near drowning. the boy was said to
be determined . joining us now is two governors from two influential state. scott scott in florida and terry branstad. there is a set of new possible waivers by the federal government of work requirementsurped welfare reform . this would apire on the surface to be simply a case of the states getting more flexibility in how they administer the work requirements for receiving welfare benefits. governor scott, how do you see the waivers. some people say it is going to gut the law. >> unfortunately it is a huge step in the wrong direction . i was governor along with tommy thompson and governor engler in michigan. we worked with president clinton to get the welfare moved from entitlement program to a program that focused on job training and work. and we helped to move millions of people off of the welfare rolls boo permanent employment. we reduced the cost of medicare. we see this administration trying to get it. i think it is illegal because it is in the law . i don't think they have a right to waive it. tommy thompson is thinking about suing them over it it is absolutely wrong and a move in the
on us. >> reporter: investigators spent the day checking the party buss on the lot. no one here was talking but party bus has not been operating since friday night. they say activity has slowed down. >> i know they park them next door and there is just lots of them over there. there usually is. >> reporter: in san jose the chp spent the morning inspecting the bus involved. friday two women on the bus were fighting as the bus was traveling. before it reached highway 9 they fell out the side door. >> we don't know if the door was faulty. we don't know if someone opened the door and said get out of here. we are uncertain right now and that is the question we are trying to answer. >> reporter: investigators say 24-year-old natasha noland was run over by the bus' tire and killed. the other woman was slightly injured and cooperating with investigators. officers say the bus had a dozen or so people on board and many were drunk and some even ran away. it is too early to tell if anyone was criminally negligent. at 6:00, new information that we uncovered about the party bus company. janin
teamed up to serve warrants. they brought a mobile lab to each location. >> this van allows us to determine whether or not there's enough probably cause for arrest. >> reporter: ismael arragon was arrested, police say after viewing the images they see it's haunting. >> some of it does stay with you and acts as a motivation to try to clean the streets up from this kind of a problem. >> reporter: police say the 32- year-old man arrested at this home is married and works at a local hardware store and detectives like most people arrested for child porn he did not have a criminal record. >>> here are four mug shots of people arrested today. and here are five other photos. officers arrested a total of 15 men today. >>> a san francisco medical examiner has identified a man who was shot and killed yesterday by police. a female officer shot 32-year- old prolong at washington and davis street near the embarcadero after he lunged at the officer with a box cutter. minutes ago the man used that box cutter to injure a coworker. >>> in san francisco, police named a driver today who was involv
. >>> the man accused of a colorado movie theater, how he used connections to set up his plan. >>> and president barack obama will fly out later and we will have more on why he is in the bay area and we will tell you what road closures you can expect. >>> and there is a hot weather weekend and thunder activity off to the east and we will talk about a big cooling trends, it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you, pam is back, it is monday july 23rd, good morning, you gave the right forecast and you were right on other parts of the country. >> it was 70 degrees? >> it was not refreshing. >>> and this time of year you have fog and there is a little bit of thunderstorm activity and should push off to the east but it is clipping off towards stockton, still low-to-mid 80s inland. >>> good morning, this is video of an accident and they had to rescue drivers who were hit by a big-rig which happened as both vehicles were leaving interstate 880 and they slammed into a honda accord. the driver of the honda ha
that are protecting us. >> this is all during a fourth of july sort of party that was going on at the beach. something like 4,000 people were on hand at the beach. only like 15 or so officers there to keep people in check. eventually with the help of some other deputies they did arrest a group of guys, men, ages ranging from 19 to 25, charges ranging from inciting a riot to disorderly conduct. in all, five officersere >> there wring this whole mess. one of them got tasered, the other guy got taken down by three cops. >> fists were flying, people were hitting the ground. a lot of people were highly intoxicated. >> we're seeing video of just one event but it sounds like the entire day was just a complete disaster at the beach. you're supposed to be having fun. >> usa! usa! >>> the birds in massachusetts are just voracious. >> this family set up a camera and what they discovered, it wasn't birds emptying their bird feeder. it was a bear taller than six feet. tearing this bird feeder down. >> didn't it break them? >> last november they noticed one of their bird feeders was broken but they weren't sure wha
in the door. >> now hear how he used his mad skills to stop a wrong-way driver. >>> it looked like your average car fire. how that all changed when -- >> whoa! >> oh, my goodness. >> wow! >> an accused thief stages a brazen attempt to try to steal a bike. >> see why he wasn't expecting to get a couple of bats too. >>> and some scuba divers get a terrifying surprise. >> it looks like a big dust storm underwater. >> why they never thought they'd see this down there. >>> there's a car in the southbound line of i-295 and main except the car is headed north in the wrong direction. on the call is maine state trooper doug cropper. this is trooper cropper's dash cam. you've got to point out first the man is driving like a stuntman. he's weaving between traffic, trying to catch up with this guy. he's got to figure out where he is on the highway. eventually you see him on an on-ramp. he's got lights and sirens going, speeding up the on-ramp. now, this is the northbound lane. as you can see trooper cropper is headed in the flow of traffic. the guy he's looking for is in the other lane going the sa
are now examining a gas can that they believe was used to start the fire at bayshore boulevard and augusta street. tara moriarty was one of the people to arrive and talk to neighbors about what they saw after the fire started. >> reporter: if you take a look behind, you can see where the fire started. police believe the person who was last holding that can may have started the fire that -- may have saturdayed the fire that gutted one house. here's what the flames looked like around highway 101 around 3:00 this morning. you can see an orange glow and smoke bill rowing -- billowing. crew also had to contained with live fires for 45 minutes. so that was a challenge. >> it was a lot of flames. i watched the whole thing -- the house had already been on fire before. but it finished burning down. >> reporter: neighbors say the fire broke out in a building where squatters have been living on and off for the last three years. i'm devastated -- i'm -- i'm devastated. shocked. i don't know how to kneel. >> reporter: neighbors say they've reported squatters to the police and the housing authorities se
joins us live with what is happening now and how you can get around that race. >> reporter: 24,000 people have signed up for this case. you've got to keep in mind most don't come here alone. thousands of their friends and supporters have come to san francisco to watch the start of the san francisco marathon. that is the starting line behind us. there are several different groups running in waves. so right now we are between groups we are waiting for another group to start here. we got here at 5:30 this morning to watch the elite runners start the race. >> three, two, one, you're off. >> reporter: the 26-mile course takes marathoners from the embarcadero all the way across the golden gate bridge and back again through golden gate back. now before they got started we talked some of the elite runners the people at the front line of the race about why the san francisco marathon is considered one of the most challenging in the nation. >> there will be a few hills. it will probably be pretty hard. >> it looks hilly compared to a lot of them. >> reporter: now we will show you a live p
is a quiet community. mostly residential bedroom community. this is something we are not used to experiencing here. it doesn't happen here but maybe every so many years. >> reporter: police say during that search another suspect matching folster's description carjacked a separate vehicle inside that apartment complex. he tried to drive out but police arrested him. as for that original suspect police say if you see him keep your distance and call police. lorraine blanco ktvu channel 2 news. >>> oakland police are investigating two separate shootings that injured two men. first happened around 12:30 this morning near foothill avenue and havens court boulevard. the victim was also involved in a car crash before or after that shooting. and about one hour later police were called to 'douse and 98th avenue. one man was transported to the hospital in serious condition. >>> in union city a police canine chased down a man wanted in questioning in a murder. union city police pulled over a vehicle that was registered to a person wanted for questioning in a san francisco homicide. officers say the man go
. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. steve paulson is here with the forecast. pretty mild. about the same as we've had. >> there is a lot of low clouds in place. there is a very significant sea breeze out to the delta. things cool down into yesterday. we will carry those over into today. 60s and 70s and 80s. what about the warmer weather? we'll have that discussion in seven minutes. >>> right now north and southbound 880 looking pretty good if you are driving here to the coliseum or to the airport. the traffic is moving along very nicely. also this morning we are looking at interstate 80. nice clear shot here. traffic is moving well to the toll plaza. 6:01 let's go back to the tech. >> we are following developing news this morning. crews have shut off that huge water main break after an early morning break. ktvu tara moriarty is live there in the area to explain what caused the break and what charges the driver could face. tara. >> reporter: this is a really great example of why you shouldn't drink and drive. if you look over to the right you can see where this big cone is
the commission. allie rasmus tell us why she was all smiles before she entered the room. >> reporter: good morning. she was smiling. that may have been thible -- that may have been why she had been in the same room for months as her husband. she came to city hall to help him try keep his job. she's greeted by supporters. she pulled you m a limousine around 5:00. when she entered the hearing room, she made eye contact with the suspend -- with the suspended sheriff and smiled. in in video, she's shing a video and is crying. on the stand, she said that she and mirkarimi got into an argument about take her young in -- her young son to venezuela. >> when i rub my arm, i said stop. when we camive side the home, i said stop, right now. >> reporter: lemes appeared to -- lopez appeared to downrate -- to downplay the seriousness of this incident. >> i don't think he was yelling. i think he was -- weigh not happy -- he was into the happy about -- he was if not happy about this. >> reporter: live in san francisco, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> here is a lime tine now of the merck emergency ca
. paul chambers joins us from headquarters with what he has learned about it, paul? >> reporter: we can take a look at some video now. police say about 5:45 there was a person shot in the 2100 block of neveen avenue. right now we do not know of a motive or if anybody is in custody in that shooting but we can tell you, where that morning shooting occurred is where the college student was shot and killed back in january when he was sitting in a parked car with his sister. we know one person was shot taken to a nearby hospital and is expected to survive. we will talk about the gun violence and we will have additional information and bring it to you. paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and a standoff, it came to an end a few hours ago. police arrested one suspect wanted for shooting at a chp patrol car after a standoff in an east oakland home. s.w.a.t. teams first surrounded them and the arrest came 12 hours later. safety was the top priority. >> safety is the most concern, safety of the personnel and safety of the residents in this area, we don't want anybody getting injured. >
notice. alex savidge tells us the ride was shut down after riders got stuck at the top of the roller coaster for more than 90 minutes. >> reporter: and it must have been a very scary moment. a parks person told me they ruled out a mechanical issue. a short time from now, we'll be getting into a bucket that will be attached to this crane and hoisted up to the top of the superman ride to take a look at the -- closer look at the ride to figure out what caused this ride to stall out 150 feet up in the air. yesterday, firefighters were called mere 0 -- were called here about 3:00 in the afternoon. a dozen people were stuck right side up on the new ride. >> after another nan an hour and a half, mechanics -- after an -- after more than an hour and a half, people were taken down. >> it's better that they weren't upside down. ed broad to be rushing through their head. >> reporter: a spokesperson for the park says they could get free passes to the park. we're told that the rides are inspected every day before the park opens. that includes this ride. but for now, this ride will remain closed.
of the hazardous materials from holmes' apartment, much of which will be used as evidence. investigators say holmes started stockpiling guns from denver area stores almost two months ago, and even tried to become a member of a gun range last month. >> i would say there's no such thing as a slam dunk case. it is a case where we're still looking at the enormous amount of evidence and we would never presume that it would be slam dunk. we will work very hard on this case to prosecute it just like we would any other case. >> reporter: the prosecutor says holmes could face the death penalty. however, that decision could be weeks or months away and will require some consulting with the victims and their families. in centiniel, colorado. >> many family members of the shooting victims went to court to get their first look at james holmes. relatives were escorted in. there's word today that a 21-year-old pregnant woman who narrowly escaped friday uninjured is in labor with the baby expected to be delivered today. the woman's husband was shot in the head and remains hospitalized in critical condition. we will
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